Bloomberg Philanthropies: Driving innovation in cities

Mike Bloomberg has long believed in the power of local government innovation. Through Bloomberg Philanthropies, he helps cities and city leaders reach their fullest potential by strengthening their leadership, innovation, data, and collaboration skills. The Public Innovators Network is open to both individuals participating in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ government innovation programs and any city leaders and staff who share a commitment to data-informed decision making, collaboration, and resident engagement to activate transformative change in local government.

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  • A Trusted Peer Network: Share, source, and talk about ideas and actionable needs with your peers and colleagues
  • Exclusive Events and Experiences: Attend high-value experiences, while accessing high-quality resources and benefits
  • Recognition: Receive acknowledgement for your important public sector work and expertise 
  • Talent Development: Support your professional development opportunities for the critical work of serving residents 


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"Local governments play a critical role in tackling the biggest challenges we face, from combating the COVID-19 pandemic to reducing carbon emissions. At Bloomberg Philanthropies, we’re working hard to help cities develop effective strategies – and to spread them around the world. The Bloomberg Cities Network, which we developed in partnership with Johns Hopkins, is a place for innovators in government to come together and hear about what’s working, share lessons, and access resources. We hope you will take full advantage of it – and that it will allow you to expand your ambitions and accelerate your work." 

— Mike Bloomberg


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Bloomberg Philanthropies - A Data-Driven Approach to Change

Mike Bloomberg’s entrepreneurial spirit, public policy expertise, and belief in the power of cities help define Bloomberg Philanthropies’ distinct approach to driving change.